Brandon Addison was born and raised in Mishawaka, Indiana, in the shadow of the Golden Dome. In 2007, he migrated from the Midwest to Ontario, California to attend Providence Christian College, graduating in 2009 with a degree in history. He then attended Westminster Seminary California, graduating with an M.Div in 2012. Upon seminary graduation Brandon served as a bi-vocational pastor in the Pacific Presbytery (PCA) until the end of 2013. Unable to handle life without school, Brandon returned to school and received his M.B.A from California State University Northridge in 2015. Considering Providence his educational home, Brandon has gravitated back to Providence to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees and to serve students in the classroom in his favorite area of study, history.